25 Jan Dr. Theresa Larson – A Warrior’s Story And Approach To Performance

(#194) Dr. Theresa Larson is this week’s featured guest. She has an amazing story and a fantastic approach to training and performance. You’ll learn all about it in this week’s show.

Dr. Theresa Larson received her doctorate in physical therapy and is a former Marine Corps Engineer Officer and Combat Veteran. She was an All-American Division I softball player at Villanova University. She is also a part of the staff at MobilityWOD and an instructor for CrossFit Mobility courses. Dr. Larson is the author of the book Warrior, A Memoir.

Theresa’s mission is to help people achieve performance goals and tackle the “why” behind the bodies movement inefficiencies.

We had a great chat this week on the show discussing her story, lessons and approach to performance.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn this week:

  • How Theresa’s experiences shaped her unique approach to movement and performance
  • The 3 people that impacted her career
  • How her approach is “different” to get results
  • How she assesses and improves breathing (KEY)
  • A simple way to “trigger” proper breathing patterns
  • How she defines “mental toughness” – this is great!
  • What type of strength she’s most proud of…
  • How her mental toughness got her through the toughest time of her life
  • Her approach to low back pain and dysfunction
  • The #1 thing she attributes to “spine health”
  • What her movement/mobility program consists of (what, why, and how she does it)
  • What is digital rehabilitation?
  • Thoughts on mediation
  • Specific “actionable advice” after listening to this interview!!!
Mental toughness is being able to take any situation, fight the battles of that situation and keep pushing forward no matter what. -Dr. Theresa LarsonClick To Tweet

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